Lecturer in Paediatric
University of Toronto

Lecturer in Paediatric

Date Posted: 01/31/2024
Closing Date: 03/06/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 35846
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences
Hospital Affiliation: UHN - Toronto Western Hospital
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



Humber River Health and the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto (DOVS) is inviting applications for the position of Paediatric Ophthalmologist.  The appointment is a full-time clinical position with an expectation of at least 20% non-clinical work (research, teaching, and academic administration). The effective date of this appointment is July 1, 2024.


The candidate will participate in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows and will contribute to the academic enterprise of the department.  The successful candidate will provide clinical and surgical sub-specialty care in paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus and will also participate in on-call duties.  The successful candidate will assume care of patients in an existing paediatric clinical and surgical practice.


Applicants must hold an MD degree or equivalent, have fellowship training in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, and have experience in both performing surgeries and in postoperative management of surgeries. The candidate must currently hold or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. This position is resourced with clinic space and surgical privileges. The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Lecturer or higher.


Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees no later than Mar. 1st, 2024 to Dr. Stephen Halman at shalman@hrh.ca and Dr. Peter Kertes at pkertes@kensingtonhealth.org.


CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the “Apply Now” button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.


For more information about the Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto, please visit our website https://ophthalmology.utoronto.ca/


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.


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